Zurlon Tipton ran for four touchdowns on Friday to lead Central Michigan in a 42-10 victory over Eastern Michigan and become bowl eligible in the Mid-American Conference for the second-straight season.
Tipton ran for 216 yards and scored back-to-back-to-back touchdowns in the first half to jump the Chippewas (6-6, 5-3) to a 21-0 lead. His third touchdown was on an 86-yard run and...
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November 29, 2013
Central Michigan quarterback Darrien Boone was charged with stealing a credit card and using it to purchase gasoline after he was identified on surveillance wearing his Chippewas football attire at the gas pump.Boone, a Chicago native who redshirted this season, was arraigned in court on Monday on one count of stealing/retaining without consent a financial transaction device, a four...
Cooper Rush threw two touchdowns passes to Titus Davis to lead Central Michigan over Massachusetts 37-0 Saturday.
Rush hit Davis with TD passes of 34 and 30 yards. The Central Michigan (5-6, 4-3 Mid-American) defense forced three A.J. Doyle interceptions and recovered one fumble while earning its first shutout of the season. Rush was 13 of 21 for 231 yards passing. Davis finished...
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November 23, 2013
Zurlon Tipton rushed for 114 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead Central Michigan to a 27-22 win over Western Michigan Saturday.
Tipton, who had been out for most of the year after breaking his ankle in the season opener, scored from the 10 and the 1 to give the Chippewas (4-6, 3-3 Mid-American) a 14-0 lead.
Western Michigan (1-10, 1-6) took the lead 16-14 with 7:37 remaining...
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November 16, 2013
The Central Michigan Chippewas will travel to play a fellow MAC opponent in the Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Central Michigan (3-5) will be looking to pull off a road upset against Ball State (8-1) in this one.
Coverage of the game between Central Michigan and Ball State will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, IN.
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The No. 23 ranked Northern Illinois Huskies will take to the road for Saturday’s match-up against the Central Michigan Chippewas.
Northern Illinois (6-0) is looking to remain unbeaten as the visit Central Michigan. (3-4)
Coverage of the game between Northern Illinois and Central Michigan will air on ESPN3 beginning at 3:00 pm ET from Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant, MI....
Saylor Lavallii rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns to lead Central Michigan to a 21-9 victory over Miami (Ohio).
Lavallii rushed 19 yards for a score to give the Chippewas (2-4, 1-1 Middle Atlantic Conference) a 7-3 lead early in the second quarter. Miami (0-5, 0-1) responded in the third quarter when Austin Boucher found David Frazier for the 10-yard score.
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October 05, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Central Michigan could not have had a worse start on offense against NC State. The Chippewas second play of the game was a pick-six. Watch here as LB D.J. Green intercepts Cooper Rush's pass and takes it 37 yards to the house.
The Central Michigan Chippewas unveiled these crazy throwback uniforms that they will wear for this Saturday’s game against the Toledo Rockets. These uniforms are based off of their 1942 uniforms and I think they’re pretty sweet.
Close up of the traditions helmet and gloves! @adiderf1 @cmualumni @CMUAthletics @russ_oehmen @Uniformswag #fireup pic.twitter.com/5YhS2AUiRs
Ron Coluzzi booted a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap a fourth-quarter rally and give Central Michigan a 24-21 over New Hampshire on Saturday.
Central Michigan (1-1) found its offensive stride late, erasing a 14-point deficit to spoil New Hampshire's attempt at winning its season opener against an FBS foe.
The Chippewas won without two key starters, quarterback Cody...
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September 07, 2013
Central Michigan needed a lot to go its way to compete with No. 17 Michigan.
The Chippewas' chances to pull off the upset seemed to go from slim to none when starting running back Zurlon Tipton and quarterback Cody Kater were injured in the first quarter of a 59-9 loss to the Wolverines on Saturday.
Tipton broke an ankle and Kater broke a clavicle.
''Not a good start...
GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz preview Michigan offense in tomorrow's opener against the Central Michigan Chippewas.
Running back Zurlon Tipton will need a big game for CMU to hang with Michigan. (Photo via CMUChippewas.com)
Back in 2009, the Central Michigan Chippewas stormed into Spartan Stadium and pulled off a dramatic, last-second 29-27 win over Michigan State — their third win over the Spartans since 1991. Can the Chips work some of that same magic Saturday in the Big House, against a Michigan...
2012 Record: 7-6 (4-4, 4th in MAC West)
Head Coach: Dan Enos (fourth year, 13-24)
Last Bowl Game: 2012 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: defeated Western Kentucky 24-21
Stadium: Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, Mich (capacity: 30,255)
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Big Games: 8/31 at Michigan, 9/28 vs. NC State, 10/19 vs. Northern Illinois, 11/29 vs....
The Central Michigan Chippewas have a "Beat Michigan" countdown clock hanging on the wall.
Central Michigan has had success taking players with big frames and developing them into NFL talents. Is 6'7, 240-pound Alex Neering next?
I’m in the money T…
Eric Fisher of Central Michigan Chippewas takes a picture with his Mom an Sisdter after he was picked #1 overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Those Central Michigan Chippewas have to be proud.-TO
NFL Draftees Hang with Ron Perlman
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Ryan Radcliff threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Cody Wilson with 5:11 remaining to give Central Michigan the lead, and Western Kentucky was stopped on fourth down when a field goal would have tied the game in the final minute, giving the Chippewas a 24-21 win in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Wednesday night.
Lance Guidry, coaching the Hilltoppers on an interim basis before Bobby...
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December 26, 2012
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will play against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Wednesday night in the Little Ceasars Bowl. ESPN will air the game at 7:30 pm EST from Ford Field in Detroit, MI.
What is the spread in the Western Kentucky and Central Michigan game? Western Kentucky is a 6.5 point favorite against Central Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl. The over/under for...
Central Michigan (MAC) vs. W. Kentucky (Sun Belt) (-5.5) December 26th 7:30 pm ESPN
So at the beginning of the season, you had high hopes of spending the holidays in Motown. After a 1-4 start, the Chippewas of CMU are no doubt thrilled to be going anywhere, even if it is just down-state to Detroit. CMU had to win their last three games of the season to become bowl eligible in...
Unfortunately for the teams involved, the "Little Caesars" Bowl is of little importance to the casual fan as well as to the NFL Draft fan community and NFL teams. The expected top match-up (Quantarus Smith vs. Eric Fisher) was secured of it's non-happening back when Smith had a season ending injury earlier in the year.
Still, as you are watching (because it'...
Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan
Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
Wednesday, December 26th, 7:30 PM on ESPN
The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl has been played since 1997, although most of us know of it as the Motor City Bowl (until 2009). This bowl game is typically a MAC vs. Big Ten match-up, but since the Big Ten can't fill all of it's tie-ins this year (or maybe...
When the Central Michigan Chippewas take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in tonight’s Little Caesar’s Pizza Bowl, they will be doing so with a lack of quite a few top offensive weapons. The Chippewas have announced that they have suspended three players, including two of their top wide receivers, for tonight’s game at Ford Field.
Central Michigan made it official on Monday...
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One of the lesser bowls of the 2012-2013 postseason will be featuring the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in the Little Caesars Bowl.
Both of these two are not exactly accustomed to appearing in bowls as they have a combined seven total appearances in the postseason.
Western Kentucky just became an FBS squad back...
The latest results of the Discover Fan Loyalty Poll asked the question if college football fans would rather receive gifts this Holiday season as per usual, or if they would forego receiving presents in order to watch their favorite team win the BCS Championship. In a very close vote, 46 percent of fans opted for presents, while 42 percent said they would trade in all of their Holiday...